My Favourite Spots On A Big Sur Roadtrip
I started in Santa Barbara and loved visiting the Old Mission and wandering the city streets
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Pismo Beach is full of character and a great place to get a clam chowder by the beach
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Avila Valley Barn was a cute stop in San Luis Obispo. There’s hay rides, berry picking and goats!
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Morro Bay is a quiet little beach town. You can visit Morro Rock at sunset and see sea otters in the wild
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Call in at Linn’s of Cambria for the best pies. Cambria is charming and filled with cute boutiques
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Hearst Castle in San Simeon is such a great stop. Book a tour to see the luxurious rooms and the famous pool
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Let’s not forget the elephant seals in San Simeon! You can watch these guys play around...or just sleep
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Heading further up the coast, McWay Falls is a photographer’s dream. Try and time your visit for early morning or late afternoon
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A gorgeous sunset and dinner spot is Nepenthe. This restaurant has dreamy views and outdoor fires
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A must see spot on this roadtrip is Bixby Bridge. There’s places to pull over and admire it, on either side
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Pfeiffer Beach has these cool sea caves. You do have to pay to use the beach but it was worth it
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And finally, cute Carmel By the Sea. I ended my coastal road trip here! I hope this gives you some ideas for planning
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